Day 5

Krik? Krak! Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    Are the stories in this collection connected? If so, how? If not, why?

    Students will likely conclude that the stories are connected. They are connected on two levels: plot and theme. On a plot level, stories like “Between the Pool and the Gardenias” make a clear connection. The Marie in that story is the granddaughter of the mother in “Nineteen Thirty-seven” and her godmother is Lili from “A Wall of Fire Rising.” Other stories are connected only through the reader’s speculation. For instance, the pregnant woman mentioned as having died at sea might be the pregnant woman who died with her baby in “Children of the Sea.” On a thematic level, almost all the stories are...

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